Very Nice And Important U. S. Presentation Sword M1902
This is a very nice example of an important Presentation Grade U. This sword belonged to Brigadier General Charles Yawkey Banfill, born in 1897 and died in 1966. This Sword, at the time Banfill was a Captain, was presented to him by the Enlisted Men of the 29th Div. Aviation in Appreciation of Thoughtful Consideration as inscribed upon the scabbard throat. It is mounted with a wonderfully etched blade that measures 32 1/8 inches in length which remains in very nice original condition with all the beautiful etching and bright gold still present on either side. The blade is also etched Capt. Inside a panel on one side. It wears a multi-branched guard with an eaglehead pommel that is intricately detailed that remains in very nice condition as well. The composite hilt is a bit faded with age, nevertheless does remains tight and sturdy. The plated metal scabbard wears beautiful coordinating fittings with the presentation inscription on the backside of the top fitting and overall the scabbard also remains nice and in very good serviceable condition. Overall measuring 39 3/8 inches in length. This is a fine piece of U. TO SEE ADDITIONAL PHOTOS PLEASE SCROLL DOWN. Be sure to add me to your favorites list. Check out my other items. Get Vendio Gallery – Now FREE! The item “VERY NICE AND IMPORTANT U. S. PRESENTATION SWORD M1902″ is in sale since Wednesday, August 17, 2016. This item is in the category “Collectibles\Militaria\1919-38\Original Period Items”. The seller is “pcay” and is located in Oklahoma City, Oklahoma. This item can be shipped worldwide.